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District Manager 2-Food (Seniors Segment)

Sodexo
Chicago, IL 60602
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Unit Description

Let your passion for people be the driver of your success at Sodexo. Through your leadership, your team will make a real impact every day

 

Sodexo Seniors is seeking a District Manager 2 for food operations. This is a national position that will support  Covenant Retirement Communities which includes 13 locations in 9 states.

 

You are primarily responsible for ensuring operational excellence at all accounts within the District. This is achieved by placing a day-to-day focus on quality, continuous improvement, and repeatable success in all applicable technical disciplines and service areas. Your operation and execution focus will ensure that all services are delivered in accordance with Sodexo standards and negotiated contract requirements. These standards and requirements are delivered on-time and within established budgets that results in high customer satisfaction and client loyalty. Must reside in Chicago, IL and requires up to 70% travel 

 

The successful candidate will:

  • Be exceptional in service delivery and outstanding client relations, be solutions oriented and possess excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Lead management teams to innovate to our clients needs.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.
  • Lead and manage employees in a collaborative manner with several generations in the workplace to make every day a better day for our clients, residents and managers is critical.
  • Be responsible for the positive outcomes for all planning, organizing and the Sodexo Brand at all service experiences in a respectful and appreciative manner. 
  • Supervise team members by leading and directing the following: Coordinate activities of team members in specific discipline strategy. Monitor development and performance of team members.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:

 

  • have a strong P&L background;
  • have experience managing multiple locations or business segments; Senior Living or Healthcare experience preferred
  • can build and foster relationships across Sodexo internally to ensure additional market growth and the promotion of comprehensive solutions offerings to clients this includes collaborating with senior leaders and Business Development to grow Sodexos business in the assigned market;
  • can develop exceptional client relations and ensure the facilitys product offerings/solutions align with client needs;
  • drive solutions that optimize the current business portfolio;
  • develop and execute a strategy to accelerate business growth throughout the region;
  • play a key role and enthusiastically supports the succession planning and development of key personnel within area of responsibility;
  • can ensure the organizations brand reputation; and/or
  • lead and motivate the management team, inspiring strategic direction; secure and/or deploy resources; cultivate relationships with clients and other teams within Sodexo; ensure the fulfillment of all contract commitments; sustain client satisfaction and retention; and maintain strong employee relations.

Position Summary

Serves as the primary representative of Sodexo for multiple accounts in a designated geographic area. Responsible for successfully coordinating and directing all activities within the assigned geographic area through subordinate managers, supervisors and employees including financial performance, client retention, and employee training and development. Works with each client and the Vice President in all matters relating to contract and account operations in order to establish and maintain a solid and mutually beneficial business relationship that ensures account retention. Develops a business plan and budget for the accounts with the General Manager's.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experienceBasic Management Experience - 7 yearsBasic Functional Experience - 7 yearsSodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-04-13

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District Manager 2-Food (Seniors Segment)

Sodexo
Chicago, IL 60602

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